The magic of Potter wasn't just in the story, but its impact

Twenty years ago this week, something magical happened. With the publication of one book about a seemingly unremarkable bespectacled boy, reading suddenly mattered again. For a generation - two, by now - Harry Potter was the boy who lived, in our hearts and in our minds. His creator, Joanne Rowling (known as JK, because it was [...]

Holiday reads – thrills and spills!

This post has been a *really* long time coming, but if you've seen my Instagram feed over the last while I've read some really excellent books. One of the bonuses of being pregnant is definitely all the reading - I can't do much else, and I'm told it's the last reading I'll be doing for a [...]